Hallo Bungalow

I recorded the guitar parts for the score to “Hallo Bungalow”, a Dutch movie that’s in cinemas all over the Netherlands now. The music was composed by Floris Verbeij.

I’m Still Alive – Tim Akkerman

Today is the official release of Tim Akkerman’s new single “I’m Still Alive”. I co-wrote the song with Tim, played most of the instruments and also produced and mixed it. You can download in on iTunes or listen to it on Spotify.

The Scopia Effect movie score

Yet another collaboration with Moritz Schmittat on the score for the movie The Scopia Effect.

Studio session for Ilse DeLange & JB Meijers

Studio session for Ilse DeLange & JB Meijers

I spent two days in Hollands finest studio Wisseloord to record the music for the upcoming Stage Entertainment musical De Tweeling. The music is written by Ilse DeLange and JB Meijers, best known for their work as the Common Linnets. On the picture you see Ilse, drummer Leon Klaase and pianist/musical director Jeroen Sleyfer.

A Dark Reflection movie score

Another movie score by London based composer Moritz Schmittat I played and recorded the guitar parts for, this time for the movie A Dark Reflection. The Arabic vocals you can hear in the opening song are done by no one less than Khaled.

Channah – Someone

Channah’s latest single:

Movie score “Trouw met mij”

I recorded all the guitar parts for the score of the Belgian movie “Trouw met mij” or “Marry me” (international version). This included a spacy remake of the Dutch classic “Het is een nacht”, some Arabic music, some nylon string guitars and a pile of sheet music. The music is composed by London based composer [...]

Channah – This is our boat

This is a song I wrote with Channah. I also played all the instruments, produced and mixed it.

Rik Mol feat. Shirma Rouse – “Mr. Trumpet Man”

Producer Antoon Tolsma recently invited me to contribute some old school funk parts to trumpet player Rik Mol’s new single “Mr Trumpet Man”. Hollands very own soul diva Shirma Rouse is handling the vocal duties. Besides me you can also hear Antoon himself and Arie Storm playing guitar. My parts are in the left channel [...]

Sidewalk – “Of All The Things…”

This is the new single by singer-songwriter Sidewalk. I shared guitar duties with session guitarist Leendert Haaksma on this one, I played most of the electrics, he played the acoustic guitar. Besides my normal rig we also used a tiny portable Vox amp to record the slide part.

ProjectSAM’s Lumina

Last year I got to work on something really interesting. I was asked to contribute to ProjectSAM’s Lumina. Lumina is part of their highly acclaimed Symphobia series of cinematic orchestral samples. ProjectSAM’s products are being used by a some of Hollywood most in demand composers and are heard in lots of soundtracks. For Lumina we [...]

Tim Akkerman – The Journey

Tim’s second album The Journey is out. Recorded between January and April 2014 in Wisseloord, produced and mixed by Arjen Mensinga, mastered by Frans Hendriks. The only exception being the track “Break it up” which is recorded in the Graveland Studio with Arno Krabman. Line up: Tim Akkerman – vocals, acoustic guitar Stef de Hond [...]

Martine Bond – Love Hate Fate

Martine Bond released her album Love Hate Fate. I’m playing on most of the tracks along with guitarist extraordinaire Frank Burks (whose solo album “Blanco” is truly an undiscovered masterpiece; look it up on Spotify or iTunes!). This is one of the more guitar heavy tracks on the album; in this case all me I [...]

Sidewalk – Love, Et Cetera released

The second album of Sidewalk called “Love, Et Cetera” is out now. The album is produced by Crib Theeuwes in his Volver Studio. I got to share guitar duties with dutch session guitarist Leendert Haaksma. Here is one of my favorite tracks on the album:

Studiosessions for Byentl

Lately I’ve played on a couple of songs for Dutch artist Byentl that have been quite well received, and actually two of them (Home and Unbreakable Hearts) even received the gold status! This is the video for Home:

The New Shining – Wake up your dreams

The new album by The New Shining called Wake up your dreams is out, and available on iTunes, Spotify and I played most of the electric guitars on it and also some mandolin parts. Here is the video for the first single Run Baby Run:

Written and produced a song for Cordula

This summer I got together with Dutch singer-songwriter Cordula to collaborate on a song for her. We wrote and recorded the song in my home studio and decided to make a video for it as well: Music by Cordula Klein Goldewijk & Evert Zeevalkink Lyrics by Cordula Klein Goldewijk Drums by Leon Schmitz Produced, mixed [...]

Gitaarpartijen Scoring For Film

Eind vorig jaar heb ik gitaarpartijen ingespeeld voor de in de Londen gevestigde componist Moritz Schmittat. Moritz kreeg rond het middaguur de details voor een pitch voor een reclame van een grote Duitse bank met het verzoek om diezelfde dag nog met een voorstel te komen. Een paar uur later stuurde hij mij een opzet [...]

Gitaaropnames 2e album Sidewalk

Gitaaropnames 2e album Sidewalk

In de afgelopen maanden heb ik drie dagen in de Volver Studio doorgebracht om gitaarpartijen in te spelen voor het nieuwe album van Sidewalk; de band van singer-songwriter Coen van der Horst. Coen werkt op dit album samen met producer Crip Theeuwes; de andere muzikanten zijn Benny Bakker Рdrums, Pablo Penton Рbas,  Remko [...]

Opnemen in Wisseloord

Opnemen in Wisseloord

Afgelopen week kreeg ik de kans om op te nemen in de legendarische Wisseloord studio in Hilversum. Wisseloord gold in de jaren ’80 en ’90 als een van de topstudio’s van de wereld en is onder andere gebruikt door The Police, Elton John, Tina Turner en U2. Na een aantal jaar gesloten te zijn is [...]

Channah overdubdag #1

Channah overdubdag #1

Akoestische gitaar, banjo & mandoline opnames in Zeezicht met Channah en Huub Reijnders.

Channah album opnames deel I

Channah album opnames deel I

Ik zat van 11 t/m 14 september met Channah, de band en producer Huub Reijnders in de Motormusic studio’s om de basistracks op te nemen voor haar debuutalbum. In oktober volgen er nog een aantal overdubsessies en hopelijk komen voor het eind van het jaar al de eerste resultaten naar buiten. Houd hier de ontwikkelingen [...]

EON – Analogue Digital

EON - Analogue Digital

De EP Analogue Digital van mijn band EON is uit! Te koop via de EON site, iTunes en op Spotify te beluisteren.

Mus – 57 Miles

Het album 57 Miles van Mus – de band rond singer-songwriter Anke Timmer en bassist/producer Aart de Jong – is uit en via deze site te bestellen. Luister hieronder naar mijn persoonlijke favoriet Clarity. [Audio clip: view full post to listen]